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Accounting Operations Senior Associate at PepsiCo


PepsiCo - In 1965, Donald Kendall, the CEO of Pepsi-Cola, and Herman Lay, the CEO of Frito-Lay, recognized what they called “a marriage made in heaven,” a single company delivering perfectly-salty snacks served alongside the best cola on earth. Their vision led to what quickly became one of the world's leading food and beverage companies: PepsiCo. Our company is made up of seven divisions: PepsiCo Beverages North America; Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; Latin America; Europe; Africa, Middle East and South Asia; and Asia Pacific, Australia/New Zealand and China. Each of these divisions has its own unique history and way of doing business.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Accounting Operations Senior Associate

Auto req ID: 120825
Location: Lagos
Job Function: Finance

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate with the various functions and perform complex analysis
  • Prepare report to summarize financial data
  • Analyze current and financial performance against benchmarks
  • Review COGS for reasonability, investigate where necessary
  • Perform payroll reconciliation & other personnel remittances
  • Ensure CAPEX items are properly accounted for in line with the set standard
  • Develop financial models, prepare forecasts and reporting tools to identify business opportunitites and risk
  • Perform in-depth analysis of the Income statement and Balance sheet, and highlight areas of risk and opportunities
  • Perform standard costing run, review set up activity level for production
  • Confirm accuracy of all regulatory remittance and ensure filing is done timeously
  • Ensure compliance to all reporting requirements, applicable standards and controls
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, interim and annual financial reports – HFM reporting to the Group
  • Review contracts for financial risk and implication
  • Ensure compliance to all reporting requirements, applicable standards and controls (Executing action)
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, interim and annual financial reports – HFM reporting to the Group (Executing action)
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation and ensure proper filing for audit trail (Executing action)
  • In-depth analysis into SKUs & the various P&L buckets (Executing action)
  • Confirm accuracy of all regulatory remittance and ensure filing is done timeously (Executing action)
  • Develop financial models, prepare forecasts and reporting tools to identify business opportunities and risk (Executing action).
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliation and ensure proper filing for audit trail
  • Co-ordinate with the various functions and perform complex analysis, and prepare report to summarize financial data (Providing consultation)
  • Analyze current and financial performance against benchmarks (Providing consultation)
  • Perform in-depth analysis of the Income statement and Balance sheet, and highlight areas of risk and opportunities (Providing consultation)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Professional accounting qualification – ICAN, ACCA or CIMA
  • 4-5 years relevant experience in Management accounting, Cost Accounting or Financial Planning and Analysis in an FMCG
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Financial modelling
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Competency with large ERP systems
  • Working to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to confront, initiate tough conversations and resolve tough issues
  • Ability to visually present thoughts, storylines, facts & figures in a compelling way
  • Confidence to deal with a variety of audience

 

How to Apply
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